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Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,550
Posted By wbedient
I believe ignorance is bliss. :rofl

I believe ignorance is bliss.

:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 307,019
Posted By wbedient
page one of this thread. zoom in to the main map...

page one of this thread. zoom in to the main map and you'll see the symbols for the snow meters... click on them, highlight the link, copy and paste into your browser.
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
just cause everyone else is doing it doesn't make...

just cause everyone else is doing it doesn't make it right! :lol3
Forum: Racing 12-11-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
I was just going to say the same thing. ...

I was just going to say the same thing.

:clap
Forum: Racing 12-09-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
Too many confounding factors... gut still says...

Too many confounding factors... gut still says the Honda is superior.

My gut is usually very wrong.

:1drink
Forum: Racing 12-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
Sounds like the Yamaha's might have actually...

Sounds like the Yamaha's might have actually caught or surpassed the Hondas. This could make for some excellent racing next year!
Forum: Racing 12-07-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
Nice. I hadn't considered that one!

Nice. I hadn't considered that one!
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
Vibes: The vibes aren't bad. Much better than...

Vibes: The vibes aren't bad. Much better than other singles I've road. Front tires seem to make a big difference. I put rox anti-vib risers on and they reduced vibe some.

Rear Rack: I use the...
Forum: Racing 12-07-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
That is an interesting observation. Do you that...

That is an interesting observation. Do you that is because the Yamaha carried higher corner speeds or due to superior horsepower/software?
Forum: Racing 12-07-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
I think the honda was still superior at the end o...

I think the honda was still superior at the end o the year. It looked like the yamaha had improved a lot partly due to the fact that Marquez was able to coast a little since he had pretty much...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By wbedient
Interesting tip. I've never heard of usenet so...

Interesting tip. I've never heard of usenet so I'll have to investigate.

Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 681
Posted By wbedient
Online??

Is there anywhere to watch coverage of the Dakar online?
Forum: Thumpers 12-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
Whatever that bike is, it appears to have a steel...

Whatever that bike is, it appears to have a steel tube subframe.

Is that a gas cap sticking up where most bikes have gas tanks located?
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
MCN (motorcycle consumer news) has a PDF of their...

MCN (motorcycle consumer news) has a PDF of their review of the 2010 KTM 690 Enduro R available online at:

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/model_eval/2010julyktm.pdf

Always interesting to see what...
Forum: Racing 12-01-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,331
Posted By wbedient
Strong(ish) words from JL... ...

Strong(ish) words from JL...



http://www.motogp.com/en/news/2014/Lorenzo+I+can+fight+Marquez+in+2015


So what do ya think... has the yamaha mastered their seamless gear box?
Are the tires...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-30-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,776
Posted By wbedient
I prefer the country so of course I'd avoid...

I prefer the country so of course I'd avoid Spokane. I went to school in Spokane and couldn't wait to get out.

Streets are mostly made of potholes.
The cops are always shooting somebody......
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,550
Posted By wbedient
What did they think of it?

What did they think of it?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,383
Posted By wbedient
Small Town?

Are you looking to move to a small town or to a city like Wenatchee or Colville?
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
Thanks everybody for the advice, I think I'll...

Thanks everybody for the advice, I think I'll take it off and go to a shop that can use a spring compressor and cut it off.


My bike is also a 2008. Do you have the part number for the Suzuki...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,550
Posted By wbedient
<a...

<a href="http://imageupper.com/i/?S0200010090011V14137612231726366" target="_blank"><img src="http://s02.imageupper.com/1_t/9/V14137612231726366_1.jpg" border=0></a>

Went for a ride and enjoyed...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
I tried to adjust rider sag on my rear shock. ...

I tried to adjust rider sag on my rear shock. The lock ring was easy to turn but the bottom ring was hard to turn with a punch.

I think the threads must have been cross threaded when the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By wbedient
Snow hits early up high... thanks for the heads...

Snow hits early up high... thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
Thanks... I think that will help! I am...

Thanks... I think that will help!



I am very interested in the details.

Do you have a write up?? :deal
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
Looks like that map switch is for 2012-2014...

Looks like that map switch is for 2012-2014 models :cry :cry :cry


You can buy it here:
http://www.ktm-parts.com/76039974000.html#.VDf2fvnF9q9

Anybody know where I can buy a switch for a 2008...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-25-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,536
Posted By wbedient
If my 690 makes the cut for the ADV class then...

If my 690 makes the cut for the ADV class then I'll ride it. :freaky


If not, then I'll just do the Ironman poker run. :cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By wbedient
Looking forward to the next time you're up my...

Looking forward to the next time you're up my way.

Put up some PICS!
Forum: Racing 09-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
So I get half of these nick names... anybody care...

So I get half of these nick names... anybody care to explain the other half?

El Capitan Pequeno =DP
Moaner= CS
Flock Of Seagulls= ???
The Choker=??
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
A cople questions for you guys that are in the...

A cople questions for you guys that are in the know...

Did I hear that Marc VDS is going to have some sort of presence in the premier class next year?

During the last race I thought I head...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 307,019
Posted By wbedient
Good thing you didn't ride the section south of...

Good thing you didn't ride the section south of Ellensburg!

Glad to hear you had a good time. I won't ride any of the back country discovery routes without a GPS and a little bit of online...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 307,019
Posted By wbedient
That is an understatement!!

That is an understatement!!
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19,829
Views: 2,300,553
Posted By wbedient
690 For Sale

If anyone is looking a 2008 690 is for sale near Spokane Washington.

https://spokane.craigslist.org/mcy/4643344628.html
Forum: Racing 09-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
This video?

Is this the video you refer to?

<iframe width="854" height="510" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/XQMjeC0kItU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Racing 08-27-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
I would love to see that!

I would love to see that!
Forum: Racing 08-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
%basketball :D

%basketball


:D
Forum: Thumpers 08-24-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,357
Views: 1,461,550
Posted By wbedient
Make sure to post a video and finish in one piece!

Make sure to post a video and finish in one piece!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-19-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 307,019
Posted By wbedient
Wasn't a big deal on my Ktm 690 but I've seen...

Wasn't a big deal on my Ktm 690 but I've seen good riders on larger bikes take dirt naps on that same section.
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,585
Posted By wbedient
I've never heard a high side crash being called a...

I've never heard a high side crash being called a "natural thing" but that is a good way to put it. The way these guys ride these bikes is un-natural!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-18-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 307,019
Posted By wbedient
With the criteria above I'd advise against it. ...

With the criteria above I'd advise against it.

Packwood to Ellensburg is by far the most difficult portion of the WABDR. Plus the heat down in Ellensburg will be very unpleasant in late August. ...
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,585
Posted By wbedient
I think the softer tires might have helped them...

I think the softer tires might have helped them along the way.
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 423,255
Posted By wbedient
I watch it full screen. When I browse the MotoGP...

I watch it full screen. When I browse the MotoGP site I don't see much ads either because I use the Ad Blocker Plus extension for the chrome browser (this blocks ads).

Philosophically, I don't...
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